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1987 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

George Bell
TOR 156 G .308/.352/.605

Cy Young Award

Roger Clemens
BOS 20-9, 2.97, 256 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Mark McGwire
OAK 151 G .289/.370/.618

Manager of the Year Award

Sparky Anderson
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Wade Boggs
BOS 147 G .363/.461/.588
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Jimmy Key
TOR 17-8, 2.76, 161 SO

Rolaids Reliever of the Year

Dave Righetti
NYY 8-6 (31 SV), 3.51, 77 SO


Gary Gaetti - S

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Jimmy Key
TOR 17-8, 2.76, 161 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherMark Langston
CatcherBob Boone
First BaseDon Mattingly
Second BaseFrank White
Third BaseGary Gaetti
ShortstopTony Fernandez
OutfieldJesse Barfield, Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield

Silver Slugger Winners (history)

CatcherMatt Nokes DET 135 G .289/.345/.536
First BaseDon Mattingly NYY 141 G .327/.378/.559
Second BaseLou Whitaker DET 149 G .265/.341/.427
Third BaseWade Boggs BOS 147 G .363/.461/.588
ShortstopAlan Trammell DET 151 G .343/.402/.551
OutfieldGeorge Bell TOR 156 G .308/.352/.605
Dwight Evans BOS 154 G .305/.417/.569
Kirby Puckett MIN 157 G .332/.367/.534

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

P. Bret Saberhagen (KCR)
C. Terry Kennedy (BAL)
1B. Don Mattingly (NYY)
2B. Willie Randolph (NYY)
3B. Wade Boggs (BOS)
SS. Cal Ripken (BAL)
LF. George Bell (TOR)
CF. Rickey Henderson (NYY)
RF. Dave Winfield (NYY)

Harold Baines* (CHW)
George Brett (KCR)
Dwight Evans* (BOS)
Tony Fernandez* (TOR)
Tom Henke* (TOR)
Jay Howell* (OAK)
Bruce Hurst (BOS)
Mark Langston* (SEA)
Mark McGwire* (OAK)
Jack Morris* (DET)
Matt Nokes* (DET)
Larry Parrish* (TEX)
Dan Plesac* (MIL)
Kirby Puckett* (MIN)
Harold Reynolds* (SEA)
Dave Righetti* (NYY)
Kevin Seitzer* (KCR)
Pat Tabler* (CLE)
Alan Trammell* (DET)
Lou Whitaker (DET)
Mike Witt (CAL)

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements